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Senior Electrical Engineer/Test Lead

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Date: 10-Sep-2021

Location: Vasteras, S, Sweden

Company: Alstom

Req ID:141381 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Senior Electrical Engineer/Test Lead
Requisition ID: 141381
 for our location in Västerås, Sweden  


As a Senior Electrical Engineer leading our test activities you will plan and coordinate many different tests, from formal validation to production test, to more exploratory tests with the goal improve the design and increase the robustness of our propulsion products for traction applications. You are expected to develop methodologies and capabilities for testing of components, subassemblies, and products, such as traction and auxiliary converters. You will collaborate with many different functions and experts within engineering and manufacturing. We believe that you are curious person with a passion to investigate, explore and solve technical challenges. To really succeed in this position, you also need to combine an innovative and analytical mindset with a practical touch and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. 

 

Responsibilities: 
•    Lead, plan, and coordinate test activities to ensure an efficient high-quality validation.
•    Perform formal validation, and more exploratory tests of components and complete converter units.
•    Establish and develop test methodologies and capabilities both in-house and at external test institutes with the focus to improve the design and increase the robustness of our propulsion products.
•    Write test specifications and test reports and aim for a standardized way of specifying tests and reporting test results for all our products.
•    Support the design team in creating test cases and setting up necessary tests to validate single components and complete propulsion products for traction.
•    Support and collaborate with our production teams to establish an efficient production test concept for all our products.
•    Analyze test results and come up with new innovate ways of making use of test data to improve the design and quality of our products.


Qualifications: 
•    PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering physics or equivalent education with a few years of work experience in relevant field (Converter electrical engineering, Power Electronics, Power systems, High voltage testing, Testing) or;
•    Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering physics or equivalent education with at least 8 years of work experience in relevant field (Converter electrical engineering, Power Electronics, Power systems, High voltage testing, Testing)
•    Structured, analytical and flexible 
•    Innovative and curious
•    Experience and training in electrical safety is preferred.
•    Experience of planning, coordination and leading of activities is required.
•    Knowledge of Matlab, PLECS, Simulink, Labview
•    English, business fluent, is mandatory for this role.
 

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

 


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